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Crossing the Cho La Pass in Nepal

Trekking the Cho La Pass in Nepal

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This is day 16 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek It was dark and freezing when my alarm went off. I was up at 5am to attempt the toughest part of my trek in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The first light of day… Read More

View of Cho Oyu on the Ngozumpa Glacier in Nepal

Across the Ngozumpa Glacier to Tagnag, Nepal

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This is day 15 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek It's possible to cross the Cho La Pass, between Gokyo and Lobuche - located on the main trail to Everest - in one day. However it is a very long day, and it is… Read More

Flinders Street Station in Melbourne

Flinders Street Station in Melbourne, Australia

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Today's travel photo is of Flinders Street Station in Melbourne, Australia. I only had a short time in Melbourne but it was long enough for me to find out that I really liked the city. Melbourne has some beautiful old historic buildings, but the most iconic would have to be Flinders Street Station. I took… Read More

View of Gokyo and mountains from the summit of Gokyo Ri in Nepal

A Breathtaking Climb to the Summit of Gokyo Ri in Nepal

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This is day 14 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek It was a bitterly cold morning in Gokyo. I awoke at 6am to a softly lighted dawn view of the lake outside my window, the snow dusted mountains reflecting on the calm water. After… Read More

View of Gokyo village and Cho Oyu in Nepal

Gokyo: The Land of Sacred Lakes in Nepal

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This is day 13 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek It's not easy to sleep at high altitude and I awoke in Machhermo feeling quite weary after a broken night's sleep. It was a freezing cold morning and the water in the bucket which… Read More

View of the Seine in Paris, France

Beautiful Scenes from the Seine in Paris

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The river Seine is undoubtedly at the heart of Paris. The true essence of the city. It meanders through the city and its banks are lined with beautiful French architecture that oozes with history. At the heart of the city, the two islands of Ile de la Cite and Ile Saint Louis provide a beautiful… Read More

Notre Dame Cathedral on the Seine in Paris

Notre Dame on the Seine at Night in Paris

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Today's travel photo is of Notre Dame Cathedral from the Seine at night in Paris, France. I took this photo after going for a late night walk around the city after dinner one night. The night air was cool and the city was all lit up, making it even more beautiful. River boats were still… Read More

Prayer flags above Machhermo in Nepal

Contemplation at 4500m: Machhermo, Nepal

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This is day 12 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek Today would be a short day of trekking as I was now above 4000 metres and needed to make sure that I ascended slowly for acclimatisation purposes. Although Gokyo was in easy reach, it… Read More

View of the village of Mong La in Nepal

Trekking from Namche to Dole in Nepal

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This is day 11 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek From Namche Bazaar, the way to Everest takes you back across the Dudh Kosi to the village of Tengboche, before heading up the valley of the Imja Khola and Khumbu Khola. Instead of taking this… Read More

Sunset over Ama Dablam in Dingboche, Nepal

Ama Dablam Sunset in Dingboche, Nepal

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Today's travel photo is of a lodge beneath Ama Dablam at sunset in Dingboche, Nepal. I reached Dingboche within the last few days of my recent trek in the Everest region of Nepal, but for those of you trekking the normal Everest Base Camp trek, you might stay here on your fifth day. Dingboche is… Read More

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